When Ephraim H Parker was born on 8 August 1874, in Hampshire, West Virginia, United States, his father, James Peyton Parker, was 59 and his mother, Eliza Jane Herriott, was 37. He married Sarah Elizabeth Clinedinst in 1909, in West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Cabin Run, Mineral, West Virginia, United States in 1930 and Cabin Run District, Mineral, West Virginia, United States in 1940. He died on 4 November 1944, in Keyser, Mineral, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Arnold Cemetery, Ridgeville, Mineral, West Virginia, United States.
English: occupational name from Middle English parker ‘park-keeper’ (Old French parquier, parchier), an officer employed to look after deer and other game in a hunting park (see Park 1). This surname is also very common among African Americans. It has also been recorded since medieval times in Ireland.
Americanized form of one or more similar (like-sounding) Jewish names.